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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,100
United States Rank #10,908
Reach 0.0236%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 74.50 days


VersionDistribution 13.98% 17.42% 10.97% 0.86% 0.43% 1.08% 1.29% 0.22% 3.01% 38.92% 2.80% 2.37% 0.86% 0.22% 4.52% 0.43% 0.22% 0.22% 0.22%

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Sony Utilities DLL

What is Sony Utilities DLL?

Included with various Sony VAIO models. This utility installs the Sony® Shared Library and the Sony Utilities DLL Library.


Sony Utilities DLL is a software program developed by Sony. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named SnyUtils.dll. The setup package generally installs about 5 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows Vista (SP2) and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 53% of users of Sony Utilities DLL come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: esupport.sony.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Sony Shared\Sony Utilities
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\11\50\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{E
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Sony Utilities DLL

Program module:SnyUtils.dll
Name:SnyUtils Dynamic Link Library
Path:C:\Program Files\Common Files\Sony Shared\Sony Utilities\SnyUtils.dll
Additional files:
  • SnyUtilsHook.dll - Sony Utilities dynamic link library (Sony (Hook Module for SnyUtils))
  • SSLProxyCOM.dll - SSLProxyCOM Dynamic Link Library
  • SnyUtils.dll - SnyUtils Dynamic Link Library
  • SonyInfo.dll - SonyInfo Dynamic Link Library

How do I remove Sony Utilities DLL?

You can uninstall Sony Utilities DLL from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Sony Utilities DLL, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Sony Utilities DLL.

Win Vista (SP2) 49%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 58.03%
Windows 7 23.55%
Windows XP 14.35%
Windows 10 4.07%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 42.23%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.66%
Windows Vista Business 13.35%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.60%
Windows 7 Home Premium 7.22%
Windows 7 Professional 4.60%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.96% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 52.96%
  Germany 5.58%
  United Kingdom 3.89%
  Japan 3.89%
  Italy 3.38%
  Iran 3.21%
  France 2.54%
  Canada 2.20%
  Spain 1.86%
  Mexico 1.69%
  Taiwan 1.52%
  Netherlands 1.52%
  Brazil 1.18%
  Australia 1.02%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Sony 99.45%
Intel 0.55%
Common models
Sony VGN-FZ140E 6.52%
Sony VGN-FE880E 5.80%
Sony VGN-N250E 4.71%
Sony VGN-N320E 3.99%
Sony VGN-N365E 3.26%
Sony VGN-AR520E 3.26%

About Sony

Sony is a leading manufacturer of electronics products for the consumer markets and is the electronics business unit and the parent company of the Sony Group.
Publisher URL: www.sony.com


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